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Shine Americas CEO departs

Shine Americas CEO Emiliano Calemzuk is stepping down from the Shine Group after a year with the company, with plans to take a temporary break from day-to-day executive duties.
January 17, 2012

Shine Americas CEO Emiliano Calemzuk is stepping down from the Shine Group after a year with the company, with plans to take a temporary break from day-to-day executive duties.

The Shine Group said that his departure was amicable and there are no immediate plans to replace him. The team will now report to Shine Group USA CEO Carl Fennessy.

Before Calemzuk joined Shine in September 2011, he was was the president of News Corp’s Fox Television Studios. Prior to that, he was president of Fox International Channels Italy.

Shine Group CEO and chairman Elisabeth Murdoch said: “Emiliano has had a transformative effect on Shine’s U.S. operations since joining in 2010. In restructuring Reveille and establishing Shine Americas, he has created an incredible team, equipped to now build on the successes to date and committed to future growth. He will be missed, but I respect his request to take time off and wish him the very best in doing so. ”

Calemzuk added: “After a fast-paced and fulfilling decade and a half in executive management roles across business lines and continents, I am ready to start a new chapter in my life after traveling this summer with my family.”

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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